Help Us Name Our Brand New 3D Printer!

XYZprinting sent us their newest model, the da Vinci Jr. 1.0, and we're letting you name it.

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Apr 17 2015, 10:05pm

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Over at the VICE offices in Brooklyn, in The Creators Project section in the back, we write about 3D printing a lot. It should come as little surprise that we've decided to take a hands-on approach to the burgeoning medium. Thankfully, the folks over at XYZprinting were kind enough to send us their newest model, which retails at the un-manufacturable price of $349. The sleek, super compact da Vinci Jr. 1.0 that now sits on our desk is about the size of a microwave, but has the power of a small factory. The only problem? Ours lacks a name. 

So, does it look like a Deckard? An Ada? Or is it more of a P-Mo? Our compatriots in the Vice offices keep asking what the futuristic orange box on our desk is, and we'd like to give them a name. We're fond of our filament-extruding buddy, already, so we're looking for something with a nice ring to it. Something... Printy.

For the next week, we'll be taking your suggestions, and on Friday, April 24, we'll announce the winning submission—yours could be the name we drop. Send in your ideas on Facebook and in the comments section below, and stay tuned to The Creators Project to see what we'll additively manufacture next. 

Order your own da Vinci Jr. 1.0 here from XYZprinting for $349. 

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